The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced a meat recall involving Southside Market & BBQ in Elgin, Texas. The recall affects almost 2400 pounds of ready-to-eat beef sausage products that may have been contaminated with Listeria.
The following products are subject to recall:
- 16 oz. and 48 oz. packages of "Southside Market & BBQ Original Beef Sausage" Lot # 065-E
- 16 oz. and 48 oz. packages of "Southside Market & BBQ Original Beef Sausage" Lot #'s 065-A, 065-B, 065-C, and 065-D
- 16 oz. packages of "Southside Market & BBQ 1882 Hot Recipe Beef Sausage" Lot # 065-D
There have been no reports of illness due to consumption of these products.
Consumption of Listeria contaminated foods can cause Listeriosis. It is rarely fatal, but can cause high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness and nausea. Severe cases can also cause miscarriages or stillbirths. Infants, the elderly and persons with HIV infection or undergoing chemotherapy are especially susceptible.
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